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According to a 2011 report, adults 50 years and older represent the largest group of internet users in the U.S.* High-speed internet is a growing expectation at senior living communities, as it connects residents to their family and the to the outside world. Residents also want for their guests to have the convenience of WiFi when visiting, so they will feel at more home when visiting. Offering reliable high speed internet is integral for senior living communities that want to had a competitive edge in their market.
"More senior living organizations are investing in resident access to the Internet and social networking sites, as well as wireless and high-speed Internet..."
"Since 2012, the percentage of organizations investing in access to the Internet and social networking sites has doubled: Nearly 74% of the chief financial officers surveyed reported that their organizations have invested in this area in the past 12 months."
High Speed Internet is Top Investment for Senior Living Providers
Senior Housing News
A WiFi hotspot covering a community can include separate networks for management staff, residents, and their guests. Messages and advertising can be featured on the resident and guest login screens. Wireless video surveillance, VoIP phone systems, and IPTV can all be integrated into the wireless network as well. Communities that provide this modern amenity improve their position in the modern marketplace.
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* Jupiter Research reported that as one-third of the nearly 195.3 million internet users in the U.S., adults aged 50+ represent the web's largest constituency.